Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam
By Jerry Lembcke. Lost-war angst over Vietnam quietly pooled into a political resource that white nationalist movements have tapped into.
The Toledo “Blade” had some of the best Vietnam War crime reporting. Unfortunately, the articles tell a story that was all too common.
By W.D. Ehrhart. He risked life in prison to make those documents public. He became a hero of mine and has inspired me ever since.
An activist who went to jail for refusing to serve in the military, he teamed with and married Joan Baez and later became a journalist.
Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers film: A teaching guide for middle school, high school, and college classrooms.
Don Luce, who passed away on November 17, 2022, at the age of 88, was a kindred spirit and one of my heroes on a decidedly short list.
Ceremony to commemorate 287 people on Kham Thien Street killed in the carpet bombing of a B52 plane 50 years ago, December 26, 1972.
The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.
Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.
Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...
The Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation Presents: A one-page site containing background materials for the acclaimed show. Curated by George Carrano. Click to view more of Philip's photography.
Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...
Vietnamese writer Viet Thanh Nguyen (who we quote for this website’s tagline) has created, along with his students, a new website of peoples’ memories of the war.
PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL) When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...
Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...
The paper is especially important in relation to the upcoming Burns/Novick documentary about the Vietnam War, which will not present the war as the massive U.S. crime based on lies and betrayals that it was. This paper clearly, definitively and very articulately,...